Band 7 Clinical Lead Nurse - Rehab Unit

  • Job Reference: 00000022-1
  • Date Posted: 24 January 2019
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Kent
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Band 7 Clinical Lead Nurse


GP world have an amazing opportunity as a Band 7 Clinical Lead for an Inpatient rehab unit.


Job title: Clinical Lead

Team: Intermediate Care

Business Unit: Adult Community Care/Head of services

Reports to: Clinical Lead Intermediate Care/Head of Service

Accountable to: Clinical Lead Intermediate Care/Head of service

Band: 7

Base: Inpatient Rehab unit.

Hours: 37.5 – Monday to Friday (Start and finish time may vary to help accommodate patient needs)

Length of Contact: 3 months


·         To provide day to day operational and line management of the intermediate care inpatient unit, identifying and managing any risks with the support/ direction of the Clinical Lead for intermediate care/ Head of Service

·         To ensure the intermediate care team delivers services in line with the national & local policies providing holistic, patient centred care.

·         To maintain clinical competence and credibility to enable provision of both professional and clinical supervision, skill development and support of team members.

·         To work with colleagues, in an interdisciplinary way for the benefit of patients requiring intermediate care and enablement, towards key service and national objectives.

·         To support the intermediate care inpatient unit to provide 24-hour service 365 days a year, participating in out of hours on call rota.

·         To take the lead on the development of clinical practice and service delivery through supporting the Clinical Lead for intermediate care/ Head of Service within the organisations governance framework.

·         As part of MDT, promote a whole system approach to the transfer/ discharge process and ensure a positive experience for the patient, relatives and carers.

·         To uphold the organisations values: -

a.       Caring and compassionate

b.       Working in partnership

c.       Delivering quality and value

Qualifications required


·         Registered nurse

·         Leadership/ management development

·         Teaching and assessment qualifications/ preparation of mentorship

·         Educated at degree level Possessing an up to date personal development plan showing evidence of continuing professional development.

·         Substantial proven experience working as a band 6 within a patient focussed environment

·         Be able to demonstrate success in leading/ managing change

·         Demonstrate ability to work in partnership both internally and with other agencies

·         Ward management experience

·         Clear understanding and interpretation of: -

1)      The NMC code of conduct and revalidation process

2)      Current Health Service Priorities

3)      Clinical Governance

4)      The national Service Frameworks especially relating to older peoples and long-term conditions

5)      Intermediate Care

·         Clear understanding of multidisciplinary issues and show a commitment to develop cross discipline working

·         Show understanding of equity and diversity issues and manage cultural differences within a workforce

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Skilled in time management, prioritising workload and self-management

·         Ability to make decisions and deal/ resolve conflict

·         Have good IT skills

·         Venepuncture

·         Cannulation

·         Able to prioritise workload and cope under pressure

·         Resilient, flexible, self-motivated and open to change

·         Ability to function well as part of a team

·         Progressive individual who wishes to meet new challenges and to pioneer creative ways to work

·         Willingness to undertake training and development as appropriate to the needs of the post

·         Wish to be a role model and innovator

·         Develop professional skills to meet the demands of the role

·         Extensive clinical and management experience

·         Ability to communicate and lead

·         Fundamental IT skills.



·         Leadership degree module

·         Previous similar role

·         Knowledge and understanding of expectations of an inpatient area